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France presses India, Pakistan for dialogue over Kashmir

At a joint news conference with Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Macron added that he would reach out to the Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan in the coming days to discuss the matter. Macron and Modi met at the gilded...

Paris records all-time highest temperature as France continues to roast in heat wave

This is the second heat wave in France since the beginning of the summer. Since Tuesday afternoon, the French national weather service has issued orange alerts for high temperatures in 80 provinces across the country. By Wednesday afternoon, red alerts...

‘England was right there,’ frustrated flying Frenchman says of failed mission

Franky Zapata lifted off near the northern port of Calais with 42 liters of kerosene in his backpack, enough for about 10 minutes of flight. He planned to strap on a new backpack on a vessel waiting midway across...

“Greta or CETA?” French lawmakers pass EU-Canada trade deal despite climate worries

Thunberg urged politicians in an earlier meeting with parliament to unite behind scientific data and act to control carbon emissions and stay within the 1.5 degrees celsius in global temperature rise. In a debate before the vote on CETA, a...

Climate activist Greta Thunberg urges French lawmakers to act on scientific data

Thunberg, a 16-year-old who has inspired a global network of young climate protesters, was invited by a cross-party group of politicians to attend a French parliament committee meeting and will watch a plenary session from the public gallery on...

Cars ablaze outside France’s Le Parisien newspaper building

It was initially unclear who had torched them and whether it was directly linked to France's "yellow vest" protests. The demonstrators kept numerous roads across the country blocked as groups of protesters marched in city centres on Saturday. In Paris, where...
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Protesters in New York show solidarity with mass demonstrations in Russia

A group of protesters in New York came out in solidarity with their counterparts in Russia who...
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Biden warns COVID will ‘get worse’ before it gets better, as New York calls for help

 President Joe Biden on Saturday (January 23) warned Americans that COVID will "get worse," before it gets better.  The...

Images show abandoned U.S. border wall along New Mexico as Biden halts further construction

A construction site of the U.S.-Mexico border wall which former President Donald Trump had touted as a major accomplishment days before leaving...

U.S. TV personality and journalist, Larry King dies aged 87

Larry King, who quizzed thousands of world leaders, politicians and entertainers for CNN and other news outlets in a career spanning more...

Houston Health Department Opening Additional COVID-19 Vaccination Appointment Slots

UPDATE - The Houston Health Department's 1,600 new COVID-19 vaccination appointment slots filled in approximately five minutes of opening at 4 p.m.